J.Rettenmaier USA LP

JRS USA is a leader in the manufacture and production of insoluble fibers used in the food, pet food, home and personal care, chemical, technical, industrial industries and many more. As a global manufacturer and essential business, we are always looking to add talented and dedicated professionals to our teams across the United States.

Production Technician

Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Responsibilities
  • Unloading raw materials, maintain paperwork.
  • Operate material handling equipment, including forklift and pallets jacks.
  • Operate hammer mill.
  • Maintain WWT basket strainer.
  • Tear down – Repair sifter screens.
  • Loading trailers with motorized forklift.
  • Daily plant sanitation, up to and including dust mopping, squeegeeing and vacuuming.
  • Assist Operations as needed.
  • Operate all equipment in a safe manner and within manufacturer’s guidelines.
  • Assist operations with rework.
Minimum Job Requirements, Skills and Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Ability to follow instructions both verbal and written.
  • Ability, maturity and commitment to work in a self-directed environment.
  • Shift flexibility, with overtime as required.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs during the shift.
  • Ability to climb and work from stationary ladders and elevated work platforms.
  • Read and write in English.
  • Perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Pass pre-employment and random drug/alcohol screening along with a clean back ground check.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent attendance and work record, with proven efficiency in current position, and physically able to carry out the work required.
  • Forklift Certification.
Interactions and Tools/Equipment Utilized in the Job
  • Various small hand tools.
  • Forklift.
  • Boom lift.
Physical Requirements

Ability to lift 50 lbs. to 75 lbs.

Other Information
  • All rules and regulations of the Employee Handbook apply at all times.
  • Standard Working Hours:  6:00 am – 2:30 pm or 2:00 pm – 10:30 pm, Monday – Friday; 10:00pm – 6:30pm, Sunday –Thursday. Overtime as needed.
  • Eligible for In-2-Win Performance Bonus Program.

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume and employment application to hrjrsscm and click the behavioral assessment questionnaire link to complete our Predictive index online.

J. Rettenmaier USA LP
16369 US 131 Highway
Schoolcraft, MI 49087
Phone: (269) 679-2340
Email: hr@jrsusa.com

This Job Description is a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties. The responsibilities, tasks and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in the Job Description. Other duties, as assigned, might be part of the job. Employee’s position, job function, standard work hours, location and reporting relationship may be changed at Employer’s discretion. This Job Description is not a guarantee of continued employment.

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